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ISBN-10 0205819931ISBN-13 9780205819935
ISBN-10 0205819923ISBN-13 9780205819928
Author(s): Cynthia Crosson-Tower
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 464

A comprehensive view of the field of child welfare


This text provides a comprehensive view of the field of child welfare, including the services offered and their rationale for the best interests of the child.¿ It takes a practice perspective important for future professionals.


Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, students will be able to:

  • Consider the full range of services available for children and families

  • See how services can be viewed from the perspective of supplementing family life, supporting family life, or substituting for family life

  • Understand how students might be impacted by the various services

  • Imagine how they might use their own personal talents as future child welfare workers

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